Reservoir Simulation: Mathematical Techniques in Oil Recovery (CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics No. 77)

Reservoir Simulation: Mathematical Techniques in Oil Recovery (CBMS-NSF Regional Conference Series in Applied Mathematics No. 77)

By: Zhangxin Chen (author)Paperback

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Description

Beginning with an overview of classical reservoir engineering and basic reservoir simulation methods, this book then progresses through a discussion of types of flows - single-phase, two-phase, black oil (three-phase), single phase with multi-components, compositional, and thermal. The author provides a thorough glossary of petroleum engineering terms and their units, along with basic flow and transport equations and their unusual features, and corresponding rock and fluid properties. The book also summarises the practical aspects of reservoir simulation, such as data gathering and analysis, and reservoir performance prediction. Suitable as a text for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students in geology, petroleum engineering, and applied mathematics; as a reference book; or as a handbook for practitioners in the oil industry. Prerequisites are calculus, basic physics, and some knowledge of partial differential equations and matrix algebra.

About Author

Zhangxin Chen is Foundation CMG Chaired Professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary, Canada, and the Chang Jiang Chaired Professor at Xi'an Jiantong University, China.

Contents

List of figures; List of tables; List of notation; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. A glossary of petroleum terms; 3. Single-phase flow and numerical solution; 4. Well modeling; 5. Two-phase flow and numerical solution; 6. The black oil model and numerical solution; 7. Transport of multicomponents in a fluid and numerical solution; 8. Compositional flow and numerical solution; 9. Nonisothermal flow and numerical solution; 10. Practical topics in reservoir simulation; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780898716405
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9780898716405
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 0898716403

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